Samantha Faragalli

Title: Contributing Writer
Education: The University of Connecticut
Location: New York, New York
Expertise: Food, Celebrity, Lifestyle
  • Samantha Faragalli Younghans is a writer and editor based in New York who covers all things food, fashion, lifestyle, and celebrity.
  • She was a beauty intern at InStyle before working as a freelancer for Eat This, Not That.
  • She has been published in Industry Magazine, as well as Livestrong, Closer Weekly, Distractify, Life and Style Weekly, InTouchWeekly, and InStyle.


Samantha started out her career as a blogger for College Fashionista before working as an online editor at the company. She also was a Print Beauty Intern for Cosmopolitan before working as the Assistant General Manager of the University of Connecticut Student Television. After interning at InStyle, she then worked as an editor for Closer Weekly and then as the Executive Editor of the National Enquirer. She is currently a freelance writer and Digital Marketing Manager for T&T Coast Buick GMC.


Samantha has her Bachelor or Arts in Journalism from the University of Connecticut.

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